Category: TED-Ed Innovative Educators

Assessing innovations from the pandemic and reinvesting in educator well-being: 9 educators share their learnings

This is part 2 in a series focusing on what educators are building through the TED-Ed Innovative Educator Alumni Innovation Projects. Read part 1 here.  The TED-Ed Innovative Educator Alumni Innovation Projects launched as a way to solve some of [...]

Redesigning instruction and addressing inequities: 6 TED-Ed Innovative Educators share their learnings

Earlier this year, alumni of the TED-Ed Innovative Educator (TIE) program embarked on their respective Innovation Project journeys – uniting their myriad gifts and experiences to tackle global issues in education. TIEs started the process by developing four Opportunity Statements [...]

Introducing the launch of the TED-Ed Innovative Educator Alumni Innovation Projects

In 2015, TED-Ed launched the TED-Ed Innovative Educator (TIE) program, a year-long professional development program for dynamic educators who are dedicated to celebrating the ideas of students and teachers around the world. Six years later, we have 104 alumni representing [...]

10 videos to watch to discuss climate change with students

TED-Ed Innovative Educator, Kim Preshoff, based in Williamsville, NY, has been an environmental teacher for over 30 years. Here, Preshoff shares a list of TED-Ed Lessons and TED Talks to watch and discuss with students. As an environmental educator for [...]

5 educators share their vision for building a better world

The world is continuing to experiment with virtual events, and to recognize that we need ideas and dialogue that can connect us more than ever. So in June 2020, we created the TED-Ed Building Together event to celebrate educators’ ideas [...]

Students’ poetry offers beautiful and surprising perspective on pandemic

When educator Kim Preshoff asked the students in her environmental science classes to create blackout poetry for Earth Day, she was expecting some nature-inspired poems and thoughts on the state of our planet. What she got back were profound and [...]

A thank you to all of our TED-Ed educators

TED-Ed’s mission is to amplify the ideas and lessons of educators and students around the world. We do this by working closely with dedicated groups of educators, and the reach and impact of TED-Ed for learners everywhere is all thanks [...]